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Hubert de Givenchy

1927 - 2018

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Count Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy (pronounced [ybɛʁ də ʒivɑ̃ʃi]; 20 February 1927 – 10 March 2018) was a French aristocrat and fashion designer who founded the luxury fashion and perfume house of Givenchy in 1952. He is famous for having designed much of the personal and professional wardrobe of Audrey Hepburn and clothing for Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hubert de Givenchy has received more than 1,416,865 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Hubert de Givenchy is the 13th most popular fashion designer (down from 10th in 2019), the 756th most popular biography from France (up from 858th in 2019) and the 4th most popular French Fashion Designer.

Hubert de Givenchy is most famous for being a fashion designer who founded the House of Givenchy in 1952.

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Among fashion designers, Hubert de Givenchy ranks 13 out of 38Before him are Vivienne Westwood, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Donatella Versace, and Thierry Mugler. After him are Kenzō Takada, Elsa Schiaparelli, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Roberto Cavalli, Yohji Yamamoto, and Tom Ford.

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Among people born in 1927, Hubert de Givenchy ranks 30Before him are Janet Leigh, Marshall Warren Nirenberg, Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium, Martin Lewis Perl, Don Shirley, and Robert Ludlum. After him are Robert Hossein, Manfred Eigen, Harry Belafonte, Emmanuelle Riva, Angelo Sodano, and Mary Higgins Clark. Among people deceased in 2018, Hubert de Givenchy ranks 22Before him are Paul Bocuse, Isao Takahata, Stephen Hillenburg, France Gall, Burt Reynolds, and Peter Grünberg. After him are Billy Graham, Ursula K. Le Guin, Arto Paasilinna, Arvid Carlsson, Jin Yong, and Stéphane Audran.

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Among people born in France, Hubert de Givenchy ranks 756 out of 6,011Before him are Jean-Pierre Cassel (1932), Françoise Hardy (1944), Bourvil (1917), Sophie of France (1786), Edmond Rostand (1868), and Samuel de Champlain (1567). After him are Philippe Petit (1949), Georges Rouault (1871), Robert Hossein (1927), Louis, Prince of Condé (1530), Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans (1709), and Marina Vlady (1938).


Among fashion designers born in France, Hubert de Givenchy ranks 4Before him are Coco Chanel (1883), Christian Dior (1905), and Thierry Mugler (1948). After him are Jean-Paul Gaultier (1952), Paul Poiret (1879), Christian Lacroix (1951), Madeleine Vionnet (1876), Emanuel Ungaro (1933), Christian Louboutin (1964), and Guy Laroche (1921).